This city gets more sunshine than anywhere else in the world

Warm, sunny weather is a major selling point for travel destinations. In fact, travel agents will even use data about how many sunny hours a locale receives eac
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Police: Somali lawmaker shot dead in Mogadishu

A police officer in Somalia says Islamic extremist gunmen shot dead a prominent lawmaker in the north of the capital, Mogadishu, late Saturday
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Kenya court postpones ruling on anti-gay laws to May 24

Disappointment as Kenyan court postpones decision on abolishing anti-gay laws
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Withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian soldiers from Somalia begins

An official in Burundi says the withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian soldiers from the African Union regional force in Somalia has begun
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Ruling party endorses Uganda's Museveni for 6th term

Uganda's ruling party has endorsed president as its flag bearer for the 2021 elections
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Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash

A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia
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Gucci to step up diversity hiring after 'blackface' uproar

Gucci announcing major push to step up diversity hiring following an uproar over an $890 sweater that resembled blackface
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Autopsy finds Kenyan right activist died from bad abortion

An autopsy shows that a Kenyan rights activist, missing for six days before her body was discovered in a city morgue, died from a botched abortion
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Kenya inquest says police killed baby in poll protest

Inquest in Kenya finds police responsible for death of baby during poll protest after she was hit in the head with a baton
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15 al-Shabab extremists killed in US airstrikes in Somalia

15 al-Shabab extremists killed in pair of U.S. airstrikes in Somalia
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New Zealander freed after arrest in Kenya, near Somalia

A New Zealander held in police custody for over a week for suspected links with extremism has been freed by a Kenyan court
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Deadly car bomb blast in Somalia's capital, say police

A Somali police officer says at least seven dead people died in a powerful car bomb explosion in Somalia's capital Monday
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A Somali police officer says a powerful car bomb killed at least seven people in Somalia's capital

A Somali police officer says a powerful car bomb killed at least seven people in Somalia's capital
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Explosion near cinema hits weeks after deadly Kenya attack

Police in Kenya says an explosive device went off outside a cinema in a busy part of the capital, injuring 2 people
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Police: 1 injured in explosion near cinema in Kenya capital

A police officer in Kenya says an explosive device went off outside a cinema in a busy part of the capital, injuring one person
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Service held for Houston native killed in Nairobi attack

Family and friends gathered at a Houston cemetery to remember Jason Spindler, one of the 21 people killed in an extremist attack last week in Nairobi at a luxur
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Last moments of Kenya attack victims revealed at memorial

'The gunshots are coming closer and closer'; new details emerge in account of extremist attack on Nairobi hotel, office complex
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Kenyan court orders 4 more attack suspects to be held

4 people suspected of helping Islamic extremists attack a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital last week have appeared in court
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Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

Oxfam says wealth inequality is "out of control" and doing particular harm to women
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Kenyan police say attack on Chinese facilities is repelled

Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in eastern Kenya, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a Nairobi att
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US airstrike in Somalia kills 52 al-Shabab extremists

US airstrike in Somalia kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in response to attack on Somali forces
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Ethiopia readies 'massive offensive' on al-Shabab in Somalia

Ethiopia readies 'massive offensive' on al-Shabab in Somalia after extremist ambush on convoy
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Private guards in Kenya to carry guns after extremist attack

More private security guards in Kenya to carry guns after deadly extremist attack on hotel
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Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

Kenya court orders 6 suspects, including Canadian national, held over Nairobi hotel attack
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